Peachtree Garden Club (Atlanta, Ga.)
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Records The Constance Knowles Draper Collection includes images of Mrs. Draper’s home and garden on Cherokee Road. The collection also contains Mrs. Draper’s lecture to the Peachtree Garden Club on Ferrell Gardens in LaGrange, Georgia. The bulk of the collection includes images of these gardens; Mrs. Draper used many of these in her Peachtree Garden Club lecture. In addition, the collection contains material documenting the landscape work that Edith Harrison and Constance Draper completed for Cason...
Scope and Content This collection contains photographs taken by Reeves Studios of the gardens of Laura and John Bulow Campbell's property at 2958 Andrews Drive. The images highlight a boxwood terrace garden with tulips, a central pool featuring a Leda and the Swan bronze statue, garden tile, and a grassy allee flanked by dogwoods in bloom. Of special note are several millstones, popular decoration in gardens of that time period.
Dates: approximately 1941
Scope and Content This collection contains materials regarding the creation and management of the Peachtree-Cherokee Trust, the publication and promotion of Architecture of Neel Reid in Georgia by James H. Grady, and documents detailing the life and work of Reid. Papers include legal documents, correspondence, book reviews and publicity, financial records, research notes, articles, and clippings.
Dates: 1963-1975, undated
Scope and Contents of the Records This collection contains minutes, committee reports, financial statements, membership information, and correspondence that documents the civic and social activities of the club. Materials from Presidents Brenda Dreyer and Dean Smith comprise a substantial section of the collection from the years 1999 to 2003. Also in the collection are scrapbooks as well as GCA manuals and meeting programs from the GCA Annual and Zone Meetings beginning with 1932. A large amount of material details the GCA Zone...
Dates: 1923-2019, undated
Scope and Content This collection contains images of club members participating in civic and social activities. Photographs of club projects such as the Atlanta History Center Swan Woods work days and decorating the Shepherd Center are included. Also a part of the collection are images of club meetings, luncheons, and garden and home tours. A large number of photographs document the restoration of the Swan Woods and its designation as the first Garden for Peace, an international network of gardens that ease...